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The Latest: Officer: Hotel security didn't know of shooter

May. 23, 2018 6:26 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on documents that Las Vegas police released from the investigation into the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history (all times local): 3:25 p.m. An officer says in newly released documents that security officials inside the Mandalay Bay casino-hotel had no idea that...

Lenny Dykstra accused of putting gun to Uber driver's head

May. 23, 2018 6:05 PM EDT

LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — Former baseball star Lenny Dykstra put a gun to the head of an Uber driver when the driver declined to change the trip's destination, police said the driver told them Wednesday. Dykstra was arrested early Wednesday outside Linden police headquarters after the driver stopped and ran out...

Comedian Josh Denny not sorry about N-word tweets

May. 23, 2018 5:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian and Food Network host Josh Denny has called his tweets using the N-word and comparing use of "straight white male" to the racial slur as "very incendiary," but he said he's not sorry. The host of "Ginormous Food" appeared on Van Lathan's podcast "The Red Pill" on Tuesday. He said...

Deadliest Catch' star pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault

May. 23, 2018 4:55 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Celebrity crab-boat captain Sig Hansen has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge that he spat on an Uber driver last year in Seattle. The Seattle Times reports (https://bit.ly/2s3scWE) the 52-year-old "Deadliest Catch" star pleaded guilty Wednesday. Under the plea deal, a property...

Close calls force Indy 500 to learn lessons, coping skills

May. 23, 2018 4:39 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Takuma Sato learned a tough, painful lesson from his spectacular final lap crash at the 2012 Indianapolis 500. Eventually, it paid dividends. The Japanese driver believes he might not be the defending Indy winner heading into Sunday's race had it not been for the ill-fated passing...

Clinton: Democrats can win with bold ideas, core principals

May. 23, 2018 4:24 PM EDT

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Democrats can win elections and stand up to Washington Republicans by sticking to their core principals when it comes to education, health care, equality and the environment, Hillary Clinton told a friendly crowd at the New York state Democratic convention on Wednesday. The remarks...

Correction: Obit-Clint Walker story

May. 23, 2018 3:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a May 22 obituary of Clint Walker, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Walker was 91 years old when he died. He was 90. A corrected version of the story is below: Clint Walker, star of TV's 'Cheyenne,' dies at age 90 Clint Walker, who played the title character in the early...

Aaron Hernandez fiancée announces she's expecting a baby

May. 23, 2018 3:37 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The former fiancée of the late NFL player Aaron Hernandez says she is expecting a baby. Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez made the announcement in a post on Instagram on Tuesday. She says she and her daughter with Hernandez, Avielle, are "blessed" to be expecting a baby girl. She did...

The Latest: Clinton says Dems' "bold ideas" will resonate

May. 23, 2018 3:35 PM EDT

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York state Democratic convention (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Hillary Clinton says the Democratic Party should stick with what she calls its "bold ideas" on education, the environment, health care and equality. The former secretary of state, U.S. senator and...

Michael Jackson estate slams ABC TV special on his last days

May. 23, 2018 3:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Michael Jackson estate is objecting to an ABC TV special airing Thursday on the end of the life of the late King of Pop, calling it a crass attempt to exploit Jackson without respect for his legacy or children. The estate said in a statement to The Associated Press on Wednesday that...